Mary Jane Curry

Mary Jane Curry and husband Jeff love RVing and travel in a 2013 Roadtrek RS Adventurous motorhome. She is a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse in Emergency and Occupational Medicine, and is nearing retirement and has great enthusiasm for the travels and adventures awaiting. Her love of food science and food presentation led her to pursue a secondary career about 10 years ago when she became a certified Personal Chef and owner of Custom Cuisine in Southern California. She received her training and certification through the United States Personal Chef Association, an organization with Personal Chef membership in both the US and Canada. She plans to share many recipes here for RVers!

RV Recipes: Baked Salmon with Boysenberry Sauce

Here is a tasty twist on serving salmon.  You can grill, saute' or bake salmon and enjoy within 20 minutes while camping.  Leftovers?  Save any leftovers to crumble up with a fork and add to a salad the next day! Serves 2 Ingredients 2      4 oz servings of salmon 1 tbsp.  fish sauce […]Read More

RV Recipe: Pumpkin Pancakes

Thanksgiving is coming soon and pumpkin season continues for a few more weeks. I created this make ahead powdered pancake mix that you can bring along on a camping trip.  When you are in the mood for pancakes just add the wet ingredients listed below!  Leftover pancakes can be stored in sandwich sized freezer ziptop […]Read More

RV Recipes: Cooking with Coconut flour

Coconut flour is derived from grating the meat of fresh coconuts. The meat is then dehydrated and defatted which means the oil is extracted. The result is a fine powder that looks and feels similar to wheat or grain flours. The most pure and organic forms may be used easily as a flour substitute  without […]Read More

RV Recipes: Baking with Almond Flour

Almond flour is great substitute for all purpose flour for folks the avoid wheat in the foods they prepare.  Here is some useful information that gives you a little background on using this flour substitute.  I thought this may be helpful to you or to someone you know.  Cheers! Why cook with almond flour? Like […]Read More

How to pick a Pumpkin

Whether you are visiting a pumpkin patch, roaming a Farmers Market or just wondering ‘what are the differences'  between the multiple pumpkin varieties of squash you come across while you are shopping for produce… Here is an alphabetical guide that will give you some insight into what the heck to do with this particular squash. […]Read More

Keto Pumpkin Cookies

I couldn't resist purchasing a fresh Jack o Lantern type pumpkin at the store for $2.99… so I spiced and roasted the pumpkin after removing the seeds and cutting the pumpkin into med/lge wedges, baking the pumpkin until tender (about an hour at 350F).   I used the pumpkin puree in smoothies, homemade lasagna and […]Read More

Barista style coffee while camping

If you love barista style coffee with luxurious foamy milk on top…and you happen to be adventure camping miles away from the nearest ‘fast serve' Java cafe', consider making a delightful high end brew of your own, using good quality freshly ground coffee beans.  For the rich frothy milk, bring along a small simple ‘milk […]Read More

Stovetop Frittata

Here's a recipe that will get your camping day started with some good protein and vegetables, a healthy meal that tastes great. For this recipe I diced the vegetables and tomotes that I had on hand along and combined them with a couple of eggs,a pat of butter( or avocado spray oil) and viola… breakfast […]Read More

Keto Lasagna

Keto style homemade lasagna…now that's comfort food!  If you are following a keto diet, check out this dish that has ‘faux noodles' and it tastes wonderful.  Since this is a recipe for the homemade keto noodles the recipe is actually a recipe for the lasagna filling preparation and the faux noodle preparation. This would be […]Read More

The Perfect Pear

Pears are delicious as a snack, added to a salad, poached in red wine, baked or grilled lightly and drizzled with honey and diced pistachios or pecans or topped with a tablespoon of creamy mascarpone cheese.  A casual snack and wine pairing could be sliced pears coated by squeezing a half a lemon (to minimize […]Read More

Saute’ Fresh Figs with blue cheese

Fresh Figs are in season and readily available in the grocery stores and Farmers markets.  I purchased a package of 6 figs at Trader Joe's this week for $3.49 and added a carton of blue cheese crumbles to my cart then came up with a great appetizer or side dish that is easy and looks […]Read More

Fresh Peach Pie

Fresh peaches are in season, juicy and ripe and ideal to add to a salad, enjoy as a snack, cut in half, remove the pit/seed and grill as a side dish or create a delicious dessert to enjoy with friends or something yummy to take to a potluck. I came up with an easy fresh […]Read More

Guacamole

Summer produced abound right now at both Farmers Markets and the grocery store!  Here is a homemade guacamole that is easy to ‘whip up' while camping.  You can vary the fruit, peppers and seasoning to fit your “likes”.  I happen to have some perfectly ripe tomatoes on a vine at home and put them to […]Read More

RV Recipe: Fresh Peach Cobbler

I love this time of year with the bounty of fresh produce available at the Farmers Markets and the grocery stores.  Fresh peaches are terrific right now…ripe and juicy.  This inspired me to bake a fruit cobbler… a  great to make ahead dish to bring along for a camping trip!  Ingredients 6 -9     […]Read More

Grilled Fresh Figs in Port Sauce

Fresh figs are ripe and available at some Farmers Markets and specialty grocery stores.  This is a simple appetizer that can also be a fun dessert idea this summer.! Ingredients 1 pkg         5 – 6 fresh figs  1 tbsp        butter zest           lemon 1/3 […]Read More

Blueberry Lemon Sauce

Blueberries are in season and available at great prices right now.  I purchased a large basket of organic blueberries at a Natural foods grocery store.  We enjoyed the berries this week for breakfast with our cereal, added some with a green salad and still had a good amount of berries left.  I wanted to preserve […]Read More

Tangy Coconut Milk Custard

I developed this recipe to use some of the ingredients I happen to have on hand and the results were so yummy I had to share! Ingredients 2 tbsp.                  cornstarch 1/3 cup                 sugar 1 cup         […]Read More

Blueberries – How to select and store

Blueberries are a tasty low calorie, high fiber snack that can also be added to a salad, a sauce and so much more.  A half a cup of fresh blueberries contains less than 50 calories!  Purchase some blueberries fresh when they are in season and consider dried or frozen blueberries as a worthwhile alternative.  The […]Read More

Main meal salad greens with seafood

If you are looking for a delicious quick simple summer dinner idea that will come together in less than 10 minutes and only require a few minutes of stovetop or grill saute'  try this recipe I put together this week and beat the heat!   I did my shopping at Trader Joe's for the ingredients but […]Read More